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Bi-level train waits at Amtrak station in South Los Angeles
5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Private tub cabana at Riverbend Hot Springs, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Hot Springs of Truth or Consequences

Spa going in the hot springs of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is a quirky family endeavor that may start your kids on a lifelong path to wellness. It's also among the most...

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Roswell crash site model is on show at the International UFO Museum in Roswell.
In Roswell, Aliens Among Us

When a loud noise forced foreman William Mack Brazel to hop in  his pickup truck and inspect Foster Ranch, he found such strange debris in a corn field that he assumed it was the wreckage of a UFO...

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Navajo artisans display their jewerly in Gallup, New Mexico.
Gallup True to Itself

From 200 feet up, the scrubby arid plains of the Navajo Nation surrounding Gallup look soft and inviting, welcoming visitors to pause along Route 66 for a closer inspection. This northwest corner of...

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Cabins are the favorite accommodation for families in Ruidoso
A Cabin Country Family Reunion in New Mexico

Most Texas families are familiar with Ruidoso, a picturesque mountain town just two...

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Road Trip USA: Exploring The Diverse Cultures of New Mexico

Exploring the byways and Camino Real of New Mexico -- from Albuquerque to Taos -- makes a Southwestern road trip adventure with many unexpected pleasures. New Mexico offers a unique fusion of Native...

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10 Places To Focus Your Eclipse Watching Skills

With today's total solar eclipse crossing America, interest in the universe is sky high. Since everyone in the United States can observe a partial to total eclipse...

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The Skier First Makeover Plan for Taos Ski Valley

Change continues at Taos Ski Valley, a New Mexico mountain resort whose 2013 purchase by billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon had sent a shudder...

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The Millennium chairlift at Ski Santa Fe.
Ski Santa Fe, New Mexico’s Multigenerational Mountain Resort

Thanks to its proximity to Ski Santa Fe in the mountains just to the east, this historic southwestern city affords a multi-generational skiing family with easy access to an array of diversions for the...

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Re-Visiting Our Original Tiny Traveler Award Winners: 1998 to 2015

In 1998 the concept of "family travel" was not as refined as it is today, with hotels mainly targeting the 5-12 age set when it came to services and activities. So, Family Travel Forum set out...

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